A journey into Malta's cultural past
Located at the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, the island of Malta is a small republic that has held great economic, strategic and cultural significance for nearly 7,000 years. With a fascinating history and a stunningly diverse array of architecture, Malta is a culture vulture's dream destination.
An island of surprises
This archipelago nation is comprised of three main islands, Malta itself and the smaller islands of Gozo and Comino. Although it lies off the coast of Sicily, it is equally North African in its influences. Malta has a distinctive personality, a rich and varied history which is reflected in the local food, people and the mix of different architectures and interesting archaeological sites. Malta is full of things to discover.